Job In Construction

How to Get a Job in Construction in Australia

The Australian construction industry is vast. Whether you’re looking for work in building, management, carpentry or plumbing, there is plenty of work to be found through contractors, sub-contractors, private businesses and even your municipality. How, then, to find the right job in construction? Here are some tips.

Find Your Area of Expertise

Think about what kind of work you want to do. If you’re interested in ...

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Essential Construction Tools

Essential Construction Tools

Work in the construction industry is diverse and multi-faceted. Technological innovations have given rise to a whole host of tools to ensure that these varied tasks are completed quickly and efficiently. And since construction is one of the most risky fields to get involved in, tools and equipment need to be guarantee that this productivity is also accomplished safely. It’s never worth the risk to shirk on costs for good gear. Here are some ...

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How to Become an Apprentice

How to Become an Apprentice in the Construction Industry

Are you interested in getting involved with construction? The industry in Australia has been booming, with many fields and specializations to choose from. Although some skeptics say the industry has been slowing down you can still find jobs in laying bricks; fixing pipes, laying tiles or glazing. There are also plenty of well-paying jobs in carpentry, floor construction, signage, interior design and renovation. These jobs, however, require experience ...

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Reducing Workplace Risks

Tips on reducing risks to health and safety in the workplace

There are different risks that exist in a workplace. These risks pose a great threat to one’s health and wellbeing and should be eliminated accordingly. There are advantages to ensuring that you are able to maintain a safe working condition. This in turn brings about the creation of an effective working environment to enhance the safety of workers. There are different regulations that have been structured ...

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Workplace Injuries

Implications of Injuries to Construction Workers

Injuries in the construction industry are a very common occurrence in everyday operations in the industry. Injuries have far reaching effects on the victim, the company, family and the economy in general. In most cases, injuries inflict great pain and damage to a construction worker’s body, a fact that hinders the ability of the worker. When accidents occur in the construction industry, there are a series of investigations that are undertaken ...

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Manage Workplace Risks

How to Manage Work, Health and Safety Risks

Being a manager or a supervisor is quite demanding, especially when working in the construction industry. Being able to effectively manage workplace/site health and safety of workers requires great skill. There is a great need to create a safe working environment in the workplace, minimising   risks and hazards in the construction industry. Workplace safety and health is one of the fastest growing trends in the construction industry. Most employers ...

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Emergency Plans for Construction Site Workplace

 

Emergency plans for construction site workplace

The construction industry is the most risky industry to work in. This is due to the fact that this industry involves a lot of manual and heavy work which is required to be undertaken, with the help of heavy duty machinery designed for this work. It requires great technical knowhow to be able to operate the machines safely and reduce the chance of accidents occurring. However, despite the numerous measures that have been ...

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How to Improve Construction Workplace Procedures

Corporate Workplace Procedures for Safety on Construction Sites

There are different legal regulations that require each workplace or site to be compliant with the  required safety measures. Safety policies vary from one workplace/site to another in respect to the exact sector of the construction industry that the workplace falls under. These policies are applied and implemented differently but are all designed for the same purpose of enhancing the safety and well being of workers in the construction ...

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Important Tools Used By Workers

Important Tools Used by Construction Workers

The construction industry constitutes nearly 30% of the total revenue income in the world economy. This is mainly due to the fact that it is a highly diversified industry that employs a very large workforce. There are many types of jobs in the construction industry, with the main ones being managerial and labor jobs. The term construction workers mainly refers to laborers who do the manual jobs. In order for these ...

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Occupational Health and Safety

Occupational Health and Safety in the Construction Industry

The construction industry is quite prone to different safety and health hazards mainly due to the nature of the jobs in this sector. The environment within which construction processes are undertaken pose a great threat to the safety of workers especially those doing the manual jobs. Common safety hazards in this industry are such as noise, falling off from the buildings, injuries inflicted by different tools ...

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